NORAD NEWS

June 30, 2004

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Prepared to Engage Threats

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - As Independence Day (July 4) approaches, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) are taking appropriate measures to

June 22, 2004

NORAD Exercise Planned For Seattle, Wash.

NORAD Headquarters, Peterson AFB, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct a series of exercise training flights in the Seattle, Wash. airspace in coordination with the

June 18, 2004

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Senior Officer Announcement

Lieutenant General Joseph R. Inge will replace Lieutenant General Edward G. Anderson III as the Deputy Commander, United States Northern Command, and Vice Commander, U.S. Element, North American

June 16, 2004

New Commander Named

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Statement"We are pleased with the announcement of VADM Keating's appointment to the rank of Admiral and assignment as commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)

June 14, 2004

Senior Officer Announcement

Maj. Gen. William F. Hodgkins will replace Maj. Gen. Bob D. DuLaney as the Director of Plans, Headquarters NORAD, Peterson AFB, Colo.Hodgkins is currently the Deputy Commander, Combined Air Operations

June 14, 2004

Senior Officer Announcement

RADM Steven W. Maas will replace RADM Daniel H. Stone as the Director of Logistics and Engineering for North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command, both

May 27, 2004

General Anderson Retires After 39 Years of Service

PETERSON AFB, Colo. - Army Lt. Gen. Edward G. Anderson III will retire May 27, ending a military career spanning 39 years. The general is deputy commander at U.S. Northern Command and vice commander

May 27, 2004

General Begins, Ends Military Career at Fort Carson

PETERSON AFB, Colo. - It was a fitting end to his active-duty career. Army Lt. Gen. Edward G. Anderson III and his wife, Ann, began life as a military couple at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs nearly

May 24, 2004

NORAD Exercise Planned Along the Georgia Coast

NORAD Headquarters, Peterson AFB, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct a series of exercise training flights in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration over

May 21, 2004

NORAD, U.S. NORTHCOM Airman Named Outstanding Enlisted Member

Tech. Sgt. Elvin Sanders was named one of three outstanding enlisted representatives in Colorado Springs for 2004 during the annual Armed Forces Day Luncheon, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce May

May 12, 2004

North American Aerospace Defense Command Celebrates 46th Anniversary

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - North American Aerospace Defense Command celebrated its 46th anniversary May 12 with a cake cutting ceremony and a rousing chorus of "Happy Birthday" in the foyer of

April 2, 2004

NORAD, USNORTHCOM Tap Academia To Help Answer Questions

"What would be the political and economic impact of a catastrophic attack on the United States and what capabilities does the Department of Defense need to respond to such an attack?""What medical

April 2, 2004

It Doesn't Take A Hero But It Did Take The Marines

Following the war against Iraq in 1991, a former "Desert Storm" Army commander wrote an autobiography entitled: "It Doesn't Take A Hero." On April 12, 2003, it did not take a hero but it did take 35

March 28, 2004

Operation Freedom Lodging Offers 1,000 Nights to Returning Troops

Vail Resorts in Colorado is offering 1,000 free nights to service members who served in Iraq and Afghanistan as part of 'Operation Freedom Lodging.'Service members from any branch of service who

Dec. 25, 2003

NORAD Tracking Santa a Success

On Christmas Eve the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), a bi-national command of Canadian and U.S. military forces, once again tracked Santa Claus on his Yuletide trip. Using data

Dec. 22, 2003

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Prepared to Engage Threats

The Department of Homeland Security raised the U.S. terror threat level from yellow (elevated) to orange (high) Sunday, warning of possible terrorist strikes more devastating than 9/11 attacks. "As a

Dec. 15, 2003

New Senior Enlisted Adviser Named for NORAD and USNORTHCOM

Marine Corps Sergeant Major D. Scott Frye was named as the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) Senior Enlisted Adviser today. Frye replaces

Dec. 10, 2003

Four Year Plan Becomes 31-Year Career

Like so many people who enlist in the military, Kevin Estrem was going to do his four years and get out.One of only two in his high school graduating class to join the military, the 18 year-old left

Nov. 12, 2003

NORAD Remembers Veterans, Continues Legacy

The men and women of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, paused Nov. 11 to honor the Americans and Canadians who demonstrated true courage and gallantry while serving in

Nov. 7, 2003

NORAD Statement in response to 9-11 Commission

Since 9-11, NORAD has taken extraordinary steps to ensure the safety and security of Americans and Canadians and our key infrastructure. We have increased the number of fighters on alert, improved

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